Movies like Glitch in the Grid

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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal.
Style: experimental, psychological, sincere, atmospheric, offbeat, mind bending, gloomy, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, friends, cause and meaning, religions or cults, self discovery, hollywood, hopes, artists and showbiz, society, introspection, small town, materialism, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, bad trip, depression, imagination, travel, surrealism, shapeshifting, metropolis, recession
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california

Most similar movies to Glitch in the Grid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, atmospheric and realistic films with plots about hopes, friendship, society, self discovery, supernatural, art and obsession mostly in Animation, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Glitch in the Grid: The Prophet (2014), My Dog Tulip (2009), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012), The Toe Tactic (2008), Around June (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A quixotic artist hypothesizes about why he feels bad when a mystery girl stands him up. The event prompts him to ask: what's the content of a momentary feeling? Is it the sum of your experiences? And perhaps more importantly, are your ...
Style: contemplative, experimental, serious, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: young lovers, introspection, postmodernism, urban, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, city life, cause and meaning, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, fall in love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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95%
 7.1
 4K
The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Qatar, France, Lebanon, Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, scenic, sincere, tragic ending ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wise man, wisdom of life, friendship, song, painter, healing, girl, single mother, house arrest, mute child, fantasizing, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.9
 1K
My Dog Tulip (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dog, german shepherd, human animal relationship, pets, wounded animal, friendship, rescue, dog movie, memoir, friends, bittersweet, typewriter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, thought provoking, humorous, philosophical ...
Plot: illness, surrealism, nightmare, divorced parents, hospital, introspection, direction and purpose, hopes, mental illness, mental instability, immortality, mental health ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 119
The Toe Tactic (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mona is nearly overwhelmed by grief and depression. After her father's death, she's cut herself off: leaving teaching - she now temps as an office assistant, ignoring her mother's calls, talking to herself in mirrors, and rejecting ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: singleness, dealing with death, homecoming, imaginary, death in the family, benign alien, unfulfillment, family problems, human nature, telephone call, elevator, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.0
 161
Around June (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless illegal immigrant, whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, romance, hopes, immigrants, human spirit, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, misfit, young lovers, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 3K
$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Israel, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing booklet, which will explain, in easy to follow, simple terms ...
Style: adult animation, surreal, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hopes, social misfits, introspection, society, human nature, self discovery, loneliness, suicide, male nudity, break up, angel, piggy bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco, israel, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Art of Happiness (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sergio driving a taxi in a white Naples overflowing sadness and garbage. Pouring rain leads her clients through the city trying to process the death of his brother, who started ten years earlier for Tibet and never returned. A pop singer, a recycler ...
Style: contemplative, stylized, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, happiness, surrealism, taxi driver, dealing with death, radio dj, urban, workplace, life turned upside down, workplace situations, piano, audio flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
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 357
Vincent (1987)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A biography of Vincent van Gogh using only images and the letters he wrote to his brother Theo.
Style: realistic, contemplative, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: art, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, obsession, rise and fall, mentally unstable, prodigy, tragic hero, family relations, bipolar disorder
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 1K
Alois Nebel (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. The end of the eighties in the twentieth century. Alois Nebel works as a dis­patcher at the small railway ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: surrealism, uncover truth, society, misfit, haunted by the past, mysterious character, life is a bitch, crimes, social misfits, mystery, bittersweet, axe ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.4
 193
Imagination (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Dr. Reineger, a famous neuro-psychologist, has become convinced that a twin girl named Anna has a rare form of Autism called Asperger's Syndrome, rendering her unable to cope with reality. As for her blind sister, Sarah, the doctor cannot say ...
Style: mind bending, serious, experimental, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: twins, child illness, siblings relations, family relations, orphan, supernatural ability, mental illness, doctors and patients, supernatural, deer, messiah, visionary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.8
 59K
Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: surreal, captivating, stylized, philosophical, clever ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, lifestyle, imagination, bohemian life, imaginary, human nature, daydreamer, nightmare, satire, life after death, reincarnation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 17K
The Congress (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, Robin Wright decides to take her final job: preserving her likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount ...
Style: futuristic, surreal, mind bending, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor's life, lifestyle, parallel world, child illness, escape from reality, one last job, moral dilemma, parents and children, under the surface, filmmaking, life is a bitch, cyberspace ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 755
Immigrants (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: adult animation, humorous, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, immigrants, disorder, love and romance, partners, filmmaking, working class, friends, friendship, racism, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
After Last Season (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of scientists is developing a new technology that captures the thoughts of a human subject and changes them into images. Still in its infancy, the technology changes thoughts into simple images and shapes. Two company interns (Matthew Andrews ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, atmospheric, contemplative, experimental ...
Plot: murder, supernatural ability, future dystopia, society, medical school, laboratory, room, medical examination, dream, microchip, corporation, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Rocks in My Pockets (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Latvia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A fantastical tale based on true events, about five women of Signe Baumane's family, including herself, and their battles with depression and madness.
Style: touching, psychological, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: mental illness, family relations, redemption, strong female presence, hopes, imaginary, escapades, mental health, depression
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Approved for Adoption (2012)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: France, Belgium, South Korea, Switzerland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: This remarkable animated documentary traces the unconventional upbringing of the filmmaker Jung Henin, one of thousands of Korean children adopted by Western families after the end of the Korean War. It is the story of a boy stranded between two ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, stylized, contemplative ...
Plot: orphan, self discovery, haunted by the past, introspection, obsessive quest, hopes, homecoming, adoption, adopted son, parent child relationship, part animation, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 4K
Wrinkles (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Paco Roca's comic of the same title (2008 Spanish National Comic Prize), WRINKLES is a 2D animated feature-length film for an adult audience. Wrinkles portrays the friendship between Emilio and Miguel, two aged gentlemen shut away in a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: friendship, retirement home, alzheimer's disease, retirement home life, old age, childhood memory, parents and children, fighting the system, rescue, friends, bittersweet, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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A Room and a Half (2009)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of Russian poets Josef Brodsky, who was forced into American exile in 1972.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, realistic, surreal, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, writer's life, family life, homecoming, hopes, rebelliousness, archive footage, cold war, rebellion, human nature, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 70s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 3K
Lesson Faust (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, France, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil. Svankmajer's Faust is a nondescript man who, after ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, experimental, offbeat ...
Plot: surrealism, deal with the devil, puppet, philosophy, clay, supernatural ability, devil, danger, afterlife, good versus evil, aging, wish come true ...
Place: prague, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When Draculaura is led to believe she's the rightful heir to the vampire throne, she and her best ghoulfriends are whisked away to Transylvania for a royal coronation to die for. But they soon discover the hunt for the queen is not over yet. ...
Style: serious, exciting, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, high school life, youth, imaginary, supernatural ability, supernatural, mutant, vampire, curses spells and rituals, adventure, teenage life, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: More than fourteen centuries ago, Mecca was filled with gambling, drunkenness, slavery, the mistreatment of women, and greed. The holy Ka'bah was littered with idol gods. Pilgrims came by the thousands to worship them. Quarysh, Mecca's ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: prophet, desert, folk hero, self discovery, human spirit, leadership, fighting the system, hopes, miraculous event, righting the wronged, society, introspection ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, countryside, teenage life, loneliness, self discovery, young girl, dream, childhood, village, youth, estate, photograph ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 10K
Ocean Waves (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: At Kichijōji Station, Tokyo, Taku Morisaki glimpses a familiar woman on the platform opposite boarding a train. Later, her photo falls from a shelf as he exits his apartment before flying to Kōchi Prefecture. Picking it up, he looks at it briefly ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, unspoken love, love, high school reunion, falling in love, surrealism, love triangle, urban, high school life, high school, youth, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.8
 8K
Mind Game (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film follows Nishi, a loser who has a crush on his childhood girlfriend. After an encounter with the Japanese mafia, the film follows Nishi as he journeys to heaven and back, and ends up trapped in an even more unlikely place.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, touching, humorous ...
Plot: self discovery, supernatural, adventure, hopes, danger, family in danger, dealing with death, family relations, righting the wronged, siblings relations, couples, fictional reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 605
The Fake (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A convict returns to his home town to torturing again his family and face his neighbors trying to destroy the local religious fanatics and their plans to keep money from the village people.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: village life, cons and scams, society, clergy, village, homecoming, family relations, released from prison, danger, dishonesty, social relations, cult
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Book of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The plot concerns a sheltered aristocratic woman in feudal Japan. Bored and unfamiliar with the world outside her estate, she passes the time copying a special Buddhist sutra sent by her father who has been absent on official business for years. ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, suspenseful, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, mistaken identity, supernatural romance, romance, palaces castles and temples, religions or cults, afterlife, master and servant, ghost, assassination, buddhism, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Idiots and Angels (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Angel, a selfish rotter is hanging around in a local bar, groping the wife of the barman and dealing with weapons. One morning he wakes up finding a pair of wings growing at his back. These wings do good deeds against his nature. But suddenly he ...
Style: dark humor, surreal, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: bar, moral dilemma, good versus evil, sexual content, supernatural, human nature, disorder, supernatural ability, save the lady, no dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 821
Ben Hur (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the first century A.D., Judah Ben-Hur is a young Hebrew prince who is thrown into slavery by the Romans after a tragic accident. He sets out to win his way back to his home on a heroic journey of discovery. Judah's love for a beautiful ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, rivalry, heroes, human spirit, battles, betrayal, captivity, society, corrupted ruler, hopes, family, adventure ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Björk: Greatest Hits (1999)
Genre: Animation, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: "Volumen" collects every video from Bjork's career {up until Hunter}, and showcases the work of famed video director's Spike Jonze, Sophie Muller and Michael Gondry
Style: offbeat, surreal, atmospheric, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: music, imaginary, artists and showbiz, disorder, fantasy becomes reality, part animation, surrealism, pop music
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%